Clarification of Awareness in Non-Dual Teachings

Nov 2, 2021

INTRODUCTION Further to the previous Blog post regarding the ‘Not Me’ teaching of Jim Newman, and the “Comparative” Non-Dual Teachings of Advaita Vedanta as elucidated by Ramana Maharshi, this post attempts to clarify the use of the term Awareness in each teaching. Both teachings are […]

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NON-DUAL TEACHINGS (COMPARATIVE!)

Jan 17, 2021

INTRODUCTION Non-dual means one, thus any attempt to dissect the one, is a fallacy, such as in the heading above, where ‘comparative’ is suggested as a description of the intent of this article.  A clumsy attempt perhaps, but when a paradox is recognised, language is […]

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The Teachings of the Essenes

Jan 3, 2021

Extracts by Zalan on 3 Jan 2021 Opening Comments: Most of the presentation is an outline of daily practice that was undertaken by the Essenes.  The major source was a Szekely text (Ref.1), extracted about twenty years ago, however, I do not have a proper […]

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Food For Thought 17Dec2020

Dec 17, 2020

Sitting by the Barron and immersing the mind’s thought stream with the river. The action of the flow and the stillness of the ponds, the cycle of birth and death. I reflect on the 4 elements that are expressed here as pairs or twins; Earth […]

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Self Investigation Part 2

Dec 1, 2020

Monday, 23 Nov 2020 I offer the following explanation from my limited ego experience and my understanding of the writings and the Teachings of Bhagwan Ramana Maharshi. Disclaimer: I am a novice on a Soul Journey of understanding, (a Sramana), and as such there will […]

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Self Investigation Part 1

Dec 1, 2020

22-11-20 Sunday Sitting produces a good variety of topics to contemplate and the sitting is really a ‘musing’, sometime amusing as well and nearly always a Bridge to a deeper understanding, which leads the stream of consciousness into a ‘thought stream epiphany’, an outcome which […]

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Shamanism

Sep 29, 2020

A recent interview broached the topic of Shamanism, which often goes under the radar, wrt conversations in public domain, and so it was really refreshing to listen to the explanations of the place that Shamanism has in the world, and how we as people can […]

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Sacred Activism

Sep 29, 2020

‘Sacred Activism’ is a term being used to describe the preponderance of spiritual teaching that seems to be arising presently.  Perhaps the increasing interest in yoga and meditation, which has now become common in the West, has softened the public attitudes enough, to accept what […]

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Body Wisdom and Probiotics

Sep 29, 2020

Many of the current advertising claims made for the various manufactured products, rely on taking a piece of scientific enquiry and establishing it as the CAUSE for action in the body. However, it is the wisdom of a healthy functioning body, which is the final […]

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